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Sep 30, 2012 5:05am EDT
country's foreign policy in dealing with iraq and afghanistan? if you are not satisfi, what you think president obama should consider in a way of changes? >> i am not satisfied. as a libertarian, i seek a world at peace with other nations. i look to thomas jefferson's quotation for inspirion. peace, converse -- commerce, -- america should stop acting as the world's policeman. i do believe in a strong national defense, but the optimum board is defense, not offense. we do not have the mour money cy spent here at home. >> todd akin. >> it is important to have a foreign policy to start with. you have to have some basic principles, the guidelines. that needs to an acute -- includingraq, afghanist, a whole lot of other countries as well. the problem is we have not had that. what it seems like the vacillating policies we have almost punished our friends and helped o enemies. we decided to turn our backs on two of our allies, the czech republic and poland. we had plans to build missile defense. we gave that is a concession to russia. how much has russia helped us with iran? how much has russi
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Oct 7, 2012 3:00am EDT
that. why should we walk back into it here? do you intent to have us make these foreign policy decisions? >> what we are advocating here is that the court can make categorical judgments, not on the case by case factual judgment. we think there is more than one category between a situation like this one in which there is no connection to the united states are a situation like the one justice a leader raised about an american corporation. >> the use of the state department to deserve that. >> are you talking about a nexus test? that is what it sounds like to me. whether an act nexus -- what are you talking about? >> we are talking about something different. the question is whether to recognize a federal, ma cause of action. i think it depends -- >> either it exists or it does not. >> there are interests that had against recognizing causes of action. that is what he said. >> i am having trouble with this. without question, papyruses, attacks on a mass -- piracy, attacks on ambassadors, we know that those for internal norms in 1789. you seem to be suggesting that if a frenchman attacks and e
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